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Latitude: 51.5304 / 51°31'49"N
Longitude: -3.6942 / 3°41'39"W
OS Eastings: 282577
OS Northings: 182642
OS Grid: SS825826
Mapcode National: GBR H7.GX2S
Mapcode Global: VH5H8.XSDM
Entry Name: Two chest tombs set against the E churchyard wall, Church of St James.
Listing Date: 2 January 1998
Last Amended: 2 January 1998
Source ID: 19182
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The two tombs are set in a row immediately within the entrance gate and on the S side of the path to the S porch. The character of the churchyard is notable for its tombs.
Community: Pyle (Y Pîl)
Built-Up Area: Pyle
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Churchyard monuments of the early to mid C19.
Two chest tombs set side by side, both of sandstone, from the N:-
(a) Chest with a fielded slab each side between panelled pilasters, and a moulded ledger slab, inscribed to Catherine Ellen Morfa-bach, d. 1868 aged 8, and Lewis Jones, added, d. 1875.
(b) Chest tomb, similar to last but in Gothic style, the end pilasters shaped with a cusped panels, to Evan and Mary Jones, d.1833, aged 9 days. Mary Jones added.
Included as two fine churchyard monuments in contrasting styles, of group value with the Grade I St James' Church.
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